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  1. June 17, 2014

    Wm Morrison to shed 2,600 jobs

    Wm Morrison, the troubled UK supermarket chain, has confirmed plans to shed 2,600 jobs, as grocers grapple with changing...

  2. June 6, 2014

    Morrison hit after former head’s criticism

    London’s FTSE 100 is making gains on Friday, catching up its European peers after the UK index missed out on a wider rally...

  1. June 5, 2014

    Sir Ken rails against Morrison successors

    The former king rails against his successors in a three-hour performance: not just King Lear in London at the National...

  2. June 5, 2014

    Ken Morrison lambasts chain’s management

    Sir Ken Morrison has launched an outspoken assault on the management of the supermarket chain he built up, saying its chief...

  3. March 11, 2014

    Co-op turns to Pennycook as interim chief

    Richard Pennycook’s appointment as interim chief executive of the Co-operative Group, replacing Euan Sutherland, provides...

  4. February 12, 2014

    Tax retrospection a blind alley in India’s equity quest

    India gets mixed reports from tourists. The pleasure of viewing the Taj is counterbalanced by the discomfort of seeing...

  5. January 10, 2014

    US activists shop for Wm Morrison stake

    Activist investors including Elliott Associates, one of the most aggressive US hedge funds, have built a stake in struggling...

  6. January 4, 2013

    Poor sales put pressure on M&S chief

    Concerns are rising that Marks and Spencer’s clothing sales suffered a poor Christmas, putting pressure on chief executive...

  7. June 25, 2012

    Morrison finance director to depart

    Wm Morrison has been dealt a further blow with the resignation of its highly regarded finance director Richard Pennycook. Mr...

  8. May 30, 2012

    Morrison store expansion to target south

    Wm Morrison has set out plans to expand in southern England, including the London market, over the next few years. Dalton...

  9. March 2, 2012

    Fresh produce new supermarket war focus

    Fresh fruit and vegetables, meat and bread, are set to emerge as the new battleground for Britain’s biggest supermarket...

  10. August 16, 2011

    FSA adopts tough stance with Morrison fine

    Sir Ken Morrison has always liked to do things his own way. From eschewing non-executive directors to holding on to...

  11. August 16, 2011

    FSA fines Sir Ken Morrison £210,000

    Sir Ken Morrison, one of Britain’s best known businessmen, has been fined more than £200,000 by the Financial Services...

  12. FT Alphaville

    August 16, 2011

    Ken Morrison close to settlement over share sales

    Sir Ken Morrison, one of Britain’s best-known businessmen, is close to reaching a settlement with the Financial Services...

  13. August 15, 2011

    Ken Morrison close to settlement over share sales

    Sir Ken Morrison, one of Britain’s best-known businessmen, is close to reaching a settlement with the Financial Services...

  14. March 18, 2011

    Morrison plans to swoop in on opportunities

    When Michael Addison, a systems clerk at Wm Morrison, does his morning check on all the price information on shelves, he can...

  15. FT Alphaville

    March 2, 2011

    Morrison set for £1bn buy-back

    Wm Morrison is set to announce next week it will return about £1bn to shareholders, in full-year results that are also...

  16. March 1, 2011

    Morrison poised for £1bn share buy-back

    Wm Morrison is preparing to announce next week that it is returning about £1bn to shareholders in full-year results that are...

  17. August 21, 2010

    Swannell shop

    It is a red letter week for the Schroders alumni.Less than six months after saying his final goodbye to banking after 33...

  18. March 12, 2010

    Sir Ken's legacy

    Founder Sir Ken Morrison still leads the way for the supermarket group, with about 1,000 acres over three farms, with sheep,...

  19. January 19, 2010

    Morrison finance chief in race for top post

    Richard Pennycook, finance director of Wm Morrison, has emerged as a leading contender to become chief executive of the...

  20. November 20, 2009

    Man in the News: Marc Bolland

    Man in the News: Markets have signalled high hopes in the Dutchman Marc Bolland, who will lead the British high-street...

  21. November 20, 2009

    Helping Wm Morrison find a boss

    Wm Morrison senior director Paul Manduca has the task of helping chairman Sir Ian Gibson find a new chief executive to...

  22. November 19, 2009

    Loss of chief will be a blow for Morrison

    When Bradford-based Wm Morrison appointed a little-known Dutchman as its chief executive in 2006, there was some concern as...

  23. November 19, 2009

    Bolland must wear two caps at M&S

    Just two months ago, when Marc Bolland, chief executive of Wm Morrison, was questioned on whether he would be tempted to...

  24. November 18, 2009

    Fish and chip lunches

    Born to a car parts factory owner in the prosperous Dutch city of Apeldoorn in 1959, Marc Bolland studied business at the...

  25. November 18, 2009

    Blow for Morrison

    When Bradford-based Wm Morrison appointed a little-known Dutchman as its chief executive in 2006, there was some concern as...

  26. November 18, 2009

    Bolland must wear two caps at M&S

    Just two months ago, when Marc Bolland, chief executive of Wm Morrison, was questioned on whether he would be tempted to...

  27. July 8, 2009

    Embarrassing chink in armour

    A long record in building retail businesses, charity work and publicly battling against Parkinson's disease led to Sir David...

  28. June 5, 2009

    Guest Morrison

    Looking well in retirement, Sir Ken Morrison , 77, swapped his yellow and black striped Morrison tie for one with flowers...

  29. September 12, 2008

    Dutch delight at Morrison

    In Marc Bolland's first full presentation yesterday without founder Sir Ken Morrison by his side, he lived up to the legacy...

  30. September 12, 2008

    Who ate all the pies?

    Somewhere in deepest Yorkshire, Sir Ken Morrison is having a chuckle. When Wm Morrison bought Safeway in 2004, there was...

  31. April 4, 2008

    Flurry of deals to lock in lower CGT rate

    A flurry of last-minute share disposals and transfers was evident on Thursday as people scrambled to lock in a lower capital...

  32. April 4, 2008

    Flurry of deals to lock in lower CGT rate

    A flurry of last-minute share disposals and transfers was evident yesterday as people scrambled to lock in a lower capital...

  33. April 2, 2008

    Stagecoach founders beat capital gains tax

    Brian Souter and his sister Ann Gloag, who co-founded Stagecoach, the bus and train operator, have become the latest...

  34. April 2, 2008

    Directors rush to sell their company shares

    Company directors have been scrambling to take advantage of a lower tax rate ahead of this weekend's shake-up in the...

  35. March 15, 2008

    Seven Days

    BUSINESS AOL buys Bebo AOL, the internet arm of Time Warner, has agreed to buy Bebo, the UK social networking site, for...

  36. March 15, 2008

    Supermarket stocks left on the shelf

    When Sir Ken Morrison said on Thursday that he was thinking about selling some of his family's 16 per cent shareholding in...

  37. March 14, 2008

    On London: Supermarket stocks left on the shelf

    When Sir Ken Morrison said on Thursday that he was thinking about selling some of his family’s 15 per cent shareholding in...

  38. March 14, 2008

    Beyond our Ken, Morrison still strives to catch up

    Marc Bolland, chief executive of Wm Morrison, must eye the future with a certain amount of trepidation now that Sir Ken...

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